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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Music Building, Room 203, 65-30 Kissena Boulevard, Flushing, New York 11367, USA
+1 718 997 3849
Bachelor of Arts in Music. Four years. Major studies include performance, music history, theory, aural skills. Bachelor of Music. Four years. A major in performance (classical, jazz, early instruments). Studies include music history, theory, aural skills. Bachelor of Music in Music Education. Four years. Includes choral and instrumental conducting.
Master of Arts. In composition, theory, musicology. Master of Music. In performance (classical, jazz), choral, band and orchestral conducting, composition (classical, jazz). Master of Science in Music Education. Doctor of Musical Arts. Doctor of Philosophy.
Graduate Certificate in Classical Performance. Advanced Diploma in Classical Performance.
The City University of New York (CUNY) was founded in 1961. It consists of 20 Colleges at which music is offered in eleven. Queens College, itself founded in 1937, became part of the City University of New York in 1961. The School of Music has access to several fine performance spaces, including those in the Kupferberg Center for the Visual and Performing Arts. The Benjamin Rosenthal Library holds an extensive collection of books and recordings, and houses about 65,000 items in its performance library section (orchestral, chamber, vocal and choral works) as well as the Louis Armstrong Archive. The David Walker Collection is devoted to music education. Interested students are offered the chance to take lessons on Japanese traditional instruments (koto, shamisen, shakuhachi). There is an extensive opera program, taken in co-operation with the department of drama, theatre and dance. The Lawrence Eisman Center for Preparatory Studies in Music offers music instruction in performance, theory and aural skills to young musicians ages 3 to 18, including Suzuki piano, violin and cello classes and Dalcroze classes for the very young.